Historic Overview Taiji Nishitani

Rider

Overall Rank6961
NameTaiji NISHITANI
Country
  Japan
Date of birth01-Feb-1981 - Hiroshima (Hiroshima)
ContemporiesView Contemporary Ranking

Biography

Taiji Nishitani

Taiji Nishitani (西谷泰治, Nishitani Taiji, born 1 February 1981, in Hiroshima Prefecture) is a Japanese former professional racing cyclist who competed professionally between 2006 and 2014, entirely for the Aisan Racing Team. He was the winner of the Japanese National Road Race Championships in 2009. He retired at the end of the 2014 season, and now works as a directeur sportif for the Aisan Racing Team.

He joined Aisan Racing Team soon after graduating from Nihon University and had success on the UCI Asia Tour. He was the third Japanese to win a stage at the HC classified Tour de Langkawi. In addition to road races, Nishitani also represented Japan in international track cycling competitions, riding in such events as the scratch race, Madison, and omnium.

source - Wikipedia

Major Victories

Tour of Japan - stages 2013 (2)
Tour de Langkawi - stages 2010 (1)
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Seasons

Taiji Nishitani - Scores by Season


YearTeamScoreRank
1. 2004 Individual 0 2281
2. 2005 Elite without contract 0 2491
3. 2006 Aisan Racing Team 28 944
4. 2007 Aisan Racing Team 29 928
5. 2008 Aisan Racing Team 36 842
6. 2009 Aisan Racing Team 32 758
7. 2010 Aisan Racing Team 49 708
8. 2011 Aisan Racing Team 48 758
9. 2012 Aisan Racing Team 41 812
10. 2013 Aisan Racing Team 34 858
11. 2014 Aisan Racing Team 22 1084
Overall: 319 6961